A General Map of Great Britain and Ireland with Part of Holland, Flanders, France &c. Agreable to modern History / Regnorum Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae


Title:
A General Map of Great Britain and Ireland with Part of Holland, Flanders, France &c. Agreable to modern History / Regnorum Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae
Date:
C1749
Mapmaker:
Johann Baptist Homann (1663-1724)
Image Size:
510mm x 570mm (20.08" x 22.44")
Condition:
Water stain to top sheet edge, will comfortably matt over, otherwise in good condition without added hand colouring to cartouche as issued. Centre fold as issued.
Price:

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Stock Number:
HOMA BI 1749 (NGPD) (FLR)
Description:

Detailed large scale map by Homan Heirs with elaborate title decoration and inset of the Ornkey Islands at top right.

Biography:

Johann Baptist Homann (1663-1724)

Homann was the most important German cartographer of the C18th. In 1715 the Holy Roman Emperor Charles the VI, appointed him Imperial Cartographer and in the same year he was also appointed a member of the Royal Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Upon his death, the business passed to his son Johann Christolph (1701-1730) and in 1730 the business was continued by the Heirs to Homann up until 1848.

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